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If Greeks vote "No" on Sunday, their banks could go from their current frozen state to being totally and utterly crippled.
Lightning lights up the UK
At least 14 people are missing after a shoe factory collapses in eastern China, according to Chinese state media.
Lewis Hamilton beats team-mate Nico Rosberg in an all-Mercedes battle for pole position at the British Grand Prix.
Ellen Pao, CEO at Reddit, says sorry over way "we handled the transition" after community complains about the sacking of a popular employee.
Scotland's children's commissioner renews his attack on the UK government's plans for £12bn of welfare cuts.
A fire which broke out a school in Wrexham is believed to have been caused by an overheated light fitting.
US Army sun cream and tins of bacon are among the finds on Salisbury Plain revealed by archaeologists to mark US Independence Day.
Syrian forces and their Lebanese Shia Muslim allies carry out a major offensive to drive rebels from the strategically important town of Zabadani.
Two people appear in court charged in connection with a shotgun being fired at a playground in Belfast.
Striker Lukas Podolski leaves Arsenal and will complete his move to Galatasaray, according to the Turkish champions.
Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris announces his retirement from the sport and will miss the Ashes series because of a knee injury.
Large areas of Scotland have been hit by a spectacular thunder and lightning storm for the second time in three days.
US golfer Bubba Watson is to paint over the Confederate flag on the car from the Dukes of Hazzard TV series, the latest backlash against the symbol.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accuses Athens' creditors of "terrorism", the day before a referendum on an international bailout.
About 1,000 homes on the outskirts of Leeds are without power after severe thunderstorms in the early hours.
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in final practice as drivers prepare for qualifying at the British Grand Prix.
Fierce electrical storms hit much of the UK overnight with Londoners witnessing a spectacular lightning display.
A large Orange Order parade is being held in Glasgow city centre amid calls from police and organisers for the event to pass peacefully.
A missing UK family of 12 have joined so-called Islamic State and are "safer than ever", according to a statement said to be on their behalf.